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of companies that are ripe for the picking. they'd like an easier business environment where they're more welcome than in california, and they'd like lower taxes. >> one local police, chevron, plans to move 800 jobs from the bay area to houston. house democratic minority leader nancy pelosi believes that shrinking the national debt can improve america's business climate. >> again, we have to make a judgment about what to -- how do we get growth with jobs, that's where the revenue comes from. you don't get it by cutting into education, cutting back on investments in science and national institutes of health, food safety. you name it. >> ama: the san francisco democrat also said the national debt has reached, quote. i moral levels. >> job creation and economic growth will be key to president barack obama's "state of the union" address this week. you can watch the state of the union here on abc and abc7 on tuesday at 6:00 p.m. >>> still to come at 6:00. a deadly helicopter crash in southern california. the tv show the chopper was working on. >> plus, local and military first responders getti
at 5:00. activists urge president obama to change his priorities when it comes to the environment at rally's in san francisco and across at the country. many who gathered say they supported the president's bid for re-election last fall but feel he needs to stop approval of the keystone xl oil pipeline. the project will link oil fields in canada with the gulf of mexico. >> the pipeline is bringing the dirtiest coal there is through the tows be exported, and it's incredibly dangerous and it's going to increase the amount of car been being burned. >> ama: another rally took place on the national mall in washington, dc. protesters waved banners opposing the keystone pipeline. that group called on president obama and congress to take action on climate change. >>> a mother describes her shock after she says a stranger on a plane slapped her toddler. >>> what she said fueled the attack and how she took action. >> and a big cool-down and rain heading our way. meteorologist leigh glaser will let you know what to expect in the week ahead. now here's a look at what is ahead on abc world seri
of people urged president obama to make protecting the environment a higher priority during his second term. a group gathered the san francisco to rally against the keystone xl pipeline. that proposal calls for moving oil from canada to the gulf of mexico through several states. ♪ >> ama: a larger demonstration took place in washington, dc. that group voiced its opposition to the keystone pipeline as well. demonstrators also called for the president and congress to take more action on climate change. >> still to come, kicking off spring training. abc7 sports anchor mike shumann is in arizona. >> mike: we'll talk with managing partner of the a's bat proposed new stadium, and the story of the day, josh reddick's beard. >> ama: the cost of fighting wildfires, and the new criticism about who has to pay for it. >> as is he reign of silicon valley coming to an end? >> leigh: i'm meteorologist leigh glaser. boy, we have been full of springlike weather. it's going to start ending tomorrow with a return. we'll look at the accuweather >> ama: new at 6:00. california's effort to recover the cost of
is mounting on president obama to make protecting the environment a top priority. hundreds rallied to gather against the keystone pipeline calling for moving oil from canada to the gulf of mexico through several states. >> a larger demonstration took place in washington, dc, with a group voicing opposition to the keystone pipeline, as well calling for the president and congress to take more action on climate change. >> northern california hiker is safe after a face-to-face stand off with a mountain lion north of sacramento that lasted for an hour as the sun went down. david n ash was hiking when he came upon a female cougar that dashed ahead of him and backed herself in a corner and first he thought it was exciting until she didn't back down. >> i got irritated and blew the whistle hard, loud, for as long as i could, and blinked my eyes and i could see her eyes 20 feet away coming at me fast. >> she broke the charge and returned to the corner and a c.h.p. helicopter scared her off and escorted him to safety. the wardens had to shoot and kill the mountain lion after she confronted them. >> a
plenty of companies are ripe for the picking, they would like a business environment where they are more welcome and they would like lower taxes. >> local employer plans on moving 800 jobs from the bay area to houston. perry will be in southern california today. >> san francisco taxpayers could end up paying millions for the city to host the upcoming america's cup. according to the "san francisco chronicle", sunday raising efforts to cover $34 million in police and transportation and clean up are falling short with only $14 million for the event that is in six months. taxpayers could be saddled with the remaining $20 million. it was supposed to bring in $300 million but now there are only three international teams rather than 12. >> a change coming to a popular brand of bourbon but makers mark says you will not not it, from 90 proof to 84 proof. the company says it is watering down the whiskey to stretch existing supplies to cover rising global demand. customers who are already complaining about the change on social sites but the officials insist the taste will be the same. >> "new york
. it may allow people to detect light and dark in the environment. the blind can see something again. >> one of the things i can do now is laundry. my husband had to put the colored clothes all together in a pile. with the glasses, i'm able to do that myself. >> reporter: kathy blake is 61 and has been blind for 23 years. but after a two-hour surgery, kathy has a new perspective. >> the glasses really help me be more outdoors, with mobility, walking. >> reporter: right now, the device is only approved for retinitis p retinitis pigmentosa. complete vision loss. only about 100,000 people in the u.s. suffer from it. the device could be used to treat millions who can't see. >> i think that the future for this is going to be big. >> reporter: let's hope. and if you're wondering what sparked the doctor's interest in blindness? it turns out, his grandmother went blind. so, he devoted his entire career to finding a cure for this. >> how rewarding for him. >> thanks, gio. >>> coming up on the broadcast, the big question for "star wars" geeks. is harrison ford going to go solo one more time? k
in the environment. essentially, the blind can see something, again. >> one of the things i can do now is laundry. my husband had to put the colored clothes together in a pile and with the glasses i can do that myself. >> reporter: cathy blake is 61. and has been blind for 23 years, but after a two-hour search, she has a new perspective. >> the glasses really help me be more outdoors with mobility, walking. >> reporter: right now the device is only approved for retinitis pigmentosa. a rare genetic disease that causes complete vision loss. only 100,000 people in the u.s. suffer from it. the hope is the device can be used to treat millions who can't see. >> i really think the future for this is going to be big. >> that really is incredible. and it did not come cheap at all, $100 million in public money and $100 million in private money to get to that technology. >> two clinical trials, 20 years of trying this. and this is the kind of story you always hear about some kind of development to help people who don't have an arm or leg, but sight is one of the most precious things that we have. to be able to
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